Ultra awarded ¬£16.1m contract from EDF Energy for the manufacture and support of nuclear reactor instrumentation.
Ultra Electronics has announced that its Nuclear Control Systems business in Dorset has been awarded a ¬£16.1m contract for the supply of specialist instrumentation by EDF Energy.
Ultra Electronics has announced that its Nuclear Control Systems business in Dorset has
Under this contract Ultra will manufacture and support safety-critical nuclear reactor
instrumentation for use in EDF Energy's current UK nuclear power stations. This is the first
contract to benefit from Ultra's recent investment in a state-of-the-art nuclear instrumentation
Paul Garrad, Head of Supply Chain Nuclear Generation, EDF Energy stated: "EDF Energy
recognise that true collaboration is critical to the achievement of our strategic goals. Ultra has
worked closely with us to understand our challenges and to create innovative solutions. This
strategic partnership will help deliver our long term objectives and provides lifetime support for
Ultra is a supplier of nuclear qualified instrumentation and control systems to key nuclear plant
manufacturers and operators around the world. It currently supplies safety based equipment
to 113 reactors in 16 countries.
Rakesh Sharma, Chief Executive of Ultra, commented:
"I am pleased to be supporting EDF Energy in this strategic partnership. Ultra continues to
invest and grow its specialist nuclear capability and it is an example of the resilience provided
through Ultra's broad portfolio of specialist capability areas."